Teesside University, Middlesbrough has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.
Summary: This BSc (Hons) Crime Scene Science (Extended) degree course includes an integrated foundation year - ideal if you don't have the required entry qualifications for direct admission to Year 1 of our BSc (Hons) degree course. Course details: This accredited degree course prepares you to play an important role in modern society. As a multidisciplinary area of study within the broader field of forensic science, you explore scientific techniques to help investigate and deter crime in different environments.At Teesside University our students have access to extensive facilities in crime scene science, and to many staff who are former practitioners in crime scene investigation and bring operational experience to the classroom. Our course teaches you to manage the forensic process from start to finish. You develop skills in gathering, recording, evaluating and presenting evidence, as well as understanding the science behind forensic analysis. In addition to preparing you as a crime scene investigator, this course can lead to a range of employment openings, for example as a police intelligence analyst, environmental crime officer and insurance fraud investigator. After the course: Graduates careers can include crime scene investigator, police officer, intelligence analyst, detention officer, or you could seek employment with agencies or government organisations such as the Environment Agency, HM Revenue & Customs, the prison service or local government. Graduates are also well placed to seek careers in the law sector.
Access course information through Teesside University’s website using the course details link provided.
The first year of this course has been designed to provide a number of contact teaching and assessment hours (such as lectures, tutorials, laboratory work, projects, examinations), but you are also expected to spend time on your own, called self-study time, to review lecture notes, prepare coursework assignments, work on projects and revise for assessments. One module in each year of your study, excluding your first year (Level 3), involves a compulsory one-week block delivery period. This intensive problem-solving week, provides you with an opportunity to focus your attention on particular problems and enhance your team-working and employability skills. Your course involves a range of types of assessments including research assignments, laboratory work, presentations and tests.
Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.
- Chartered Society of Forensic Sciences
How to apply
If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:
15 January*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
|UCAS Tariff||32 - 88 points||Offers are tailored to individual circumstances on a case-by-case basis.|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||Grade PM.|
|Access to HE Diploma||Pass Access Course.|
Most UCAS tariff based offers are in the range of 32-88 tariff points. The level of the tariff point offer will depend on the subjects that you have studied. Non-tariff qualifications are also considered. You are expected to have at least Level 2 literacy and numeracy skills. GCSE grade 4 (or C) or a pass in Level 2 Functional Skills are acceptable. If you are unsure about your qualifications being eligible for admission, contact our admissions office for advice. Applications from suitably-motivated students with other equivalent qualifications are warmly welcome.
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|